This report summarizes the findings of a survey of 3,105 Muslim, Arab, South Asian, Jewish, and Sikh New Yorkers about their experiences of bias harassment, discrimination, and acts of hate between July 2016 and late 2017, a timeframe that encapsulates the climate pre- and post-election.
This report analyzes motor vehicle crash-related personal injury claims against the City, filed and settled between FY 2012 and FY 2021, with the goal of identifying interventions to reduce financial liability to the City and reducing preventable harms to New Yorkers.
This report, the first produced under a 2017 City Council law that turns to IBO to issue periodic reports on New York City economic development tax expenditures, looks at the efficiency and effectiveness of two programs: Commercial Revitalization & Commercial Expansion.
SBS, with support from Citi Community Development, commissioned a study to understand the state and needs of women entrepreneurs in New York City. The study was conducted in collaboration with global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney.
The study highlights the prevalence and incidence of various forms of elder abuse, the number of elder abuse cases coming to the attention of all agencies and programs responsible for servicing elder abuse victims in New York State in a one-year period.
A survey undertaken as part of the Transporting Reusables Using Commercial Carriers (TRUCC) project, which is researching how the NYC reuse sector can have better access to adequate and affordable transportation resources.
19 deaths occurred in New York City jails in 2022. The Board covered the deaths of Tarz Youngblood, George Pagan, and Herman Diaz in a May 9, 2022 report titled February & March 2022 Deaths in DOC Custody Report and Recommendations.
Report on a study of social and economic conditions in Harlem leading to the disturbances which occurred on March 19, 1935, and recommendations regarding racial discrimination, disparate healthcare, housing discrimination, education and poverty in Harlem, with a foreword letter dated March 19,1936
On September 22, 1995, Mayor Giuliani signed Local Law 74 authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to conduct a 21- month pilot program to study the potential effects of permitting the use of FWDs in combined sewer areas.
REPORT: The Governor contends that localities have allowed Medicaid spending to spiral because the state enacted a cap in 2012 that spared them from having to share in the increasing costs. His Executive Budget proposes to counter this.
This report summarizes a multi-site study in three localities – Boston, New York City, and Los Angeles
County – of the anticipated future of the aged homeless population, its likely impacts on health and
shelter systems and resulting costs, and the potential for housing solutions.
The Brownsville Plan is the result of a community-driven process to identify neighborhood goals, form strategies to address local needs, and find resources to fill gaps in service. This will result in the creation of over 2,500 new affordable homes.
The Report’s findings show that although New Yorkers’ delinquency and default rates are slightly lower than the national average, certain NYC neighborhoods are experiencing significantly higher rates of delinquency and default despite the fact that their residents have low average loan balances.
Local Law 66 of 2021 requires an assessment of the 311 service request intake map in order to determine the feasibility of improving the location accuracy of this map. OTI has undertaken an assessment, the results of which are included in this report.
On November 16, 2022, the Board of Correction released a report presenting findings and recommendations in connection with its investigation concerning the deaths of nine individuals in Department of Correction custody in 2022.
Second quarterly report to the City Council regarding impact of Local Law 147. Local Law 147 requires TLC to submit quarterly reports on the impact of the year long moratorium on the new for hire vehicle licenses on vehicle ridership throughout the City.
With manufacturing jobs in New York City declining, the New York City Industrial Development Agency, under the Giuliani Administration, created the Industrial Program in 1995. This report looks at the evolution and effectiveness of the program.
On May 9, 2022, the Board of Correction released a report presenting findings and recommendations in connection with its investigation concerning the deaths of Tarz Youngblood (February 27, 2022), George Pagan (March 17, 2022), and Herman Diaz (March 18, 2022).
On September 12, 2022, the Board of Correction released a report presenting findings and recommendations in connection with its investigation regarding six suicides and four deaths by drug intoxication that occurred in Department of Correction custody in 2021.
In recent months, there has been mounting evidence, including first-hand observations by Board members and staff, that the New York City Department of Correction (DOC or Department) has been locking down housing units for longer durations and with greater frequency.
The Profile of Older New Yorkers is a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in information at Community District (CD), borough and/or city-wide levels about older New Yorkers. The Department for the Aging (DFTA) has compiled the data to provide the aging community and the general public with
In this study, the department identified seven locations with significant pedestrian traffic and developed strategies for enhancing pedestrian safety and traffic flow at each location. Before and after photos show implementation of such strategies.
“It is against this backdrop that the Comptroller’s Office and A Better Balance jointly administered a survey to better understand how New Yorkers are navigating professional and personal responsibilities in COVID-19-era New York City.”
The Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek Storm Surge Barrier Studies project is a conceptual feasibility
study that may be used in assessing the need to advance to more a detailed and complete feasibility
study and could inform such a study or the project implementation that may follow.
This report evaluates and describes the economic impact of the 7 key sectors that comprise NYC's film and television industry: motion picture talent, subscription programming, television broadcasting, advertising and media buying, postproduction and other services, and distribution and consumption.
This report evaluates NYC's digital games industry and its six sectors game developers, publisher/developers, retail and arcades, professional and financial services, esports, and non-profits and education. It explores the sectors' economic impacts and their characteristics, dynamics, and trends.
This report provides a summary of the outcomes achieved by the two winners of the NYCx Co-Labs Housing Rights Challenge; Heat Seek and JustFix.nyc. It also includes lessons learned for working on open innovation, community engagement, urban pilots as well as policy recommendations for NYC agencies.
This report provides a summary of the outcomes achieved by the two winners of the NYCx Co-Labs Mental Health Challenge: NextStep and Me, Myself, & I. It includes lessons learned for working on open innovation, community engagement, urban pilots as well as policy recommendations for NYC agencies.
NYC Hotel Market Analysis is a report of the city's hotel conditions, produced by a real estate and economics consultant team engaged by Department of City Planning. The study assessed current and anticipated future conditions in the hotel industry in New York City.
The City of New York (City) contracted with MGT Consulting Group (MGT) to conduct a minority- and women-owned business enterprise (M/WBE) Disparity Study. The objective of this study was to conduct a disparity analysis of the utilization of M/WBEs in City contracting, as compared to the availability
The James Blake CCRB Fellowship program was created to help the CCRB reduce the number of truncated complaints (closed without investigation). The report analyzes the reasons for truncations and makes recommendations aimed at increasing the number of complaints that receive full, fair investigation.
In agreement with the First Amended Nitrogen Consent Judgment (FANCJ), this feasibility study is designed to evaluate the available nitrogen-removal technologies, and optimization techniques for existing infrastructure, to identify potential measures to reduce nitrogen discharges
Improving Access to Affordable Housing Opportunities is a study that explores the experience of affordable housing applicants and recommends ways to further support applicants through an outreach and education strategy that incorporates financial empowerment services.
This report explores the historical relationship between veterans and for-profit institutions, how well for-profit schools serve veterans, and if for-profit schools are a sound investment for veterans looking to pursue higher education.
The Community of Interest Report 2023 outlines discussions regarding defined communities of interest in New York City, and how these communities are divided between neighborhoods. It is an analysis of changing demographics throughout the city and describes trends of population growth.
In response to Local Law 37 of 2018, ACS conducted a study regarding language needs of children in foster care. This report describes the language study that ACS conducted, and it provides a summary of key findings from that study. It also outlines ACS's continuing work to respond to language needs.
Report to the City Council on first quarter impacts of LL 147 (cap on vehicle licenses). LL 147 requires DOT and TLC to report to the Council quarterly on the impact of the moratorium on vehicle ridership throughout the city.
Study investigates the feasibility of using alternative fuels and propulsion technologies in the ferries owned and operated by the City (specifically the Staten Island Ferry and the NYC Ferry) & recommends near- and long-term implementation options. Study is pursuant to Ad Code 19-307(k).
Local Law 61 of 2017 requires a review of the feasibility of allowing online submission of applications for permits, licenses, and registrations issued by City agencies. The review also requires an evaluation of the feasibility of creating and maintaining a single web portal for this information.
The Study is one of the first field research initiatives in New York City to look specifically at the financial needs and practices of recent immigrants. The full report is a comprehensive overview of the data, analysis, and key findings.
Pursuant to LL 125 of 2018, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is required to develop educational materials regarding drugs and opiates awareness and prevention to be made available by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and the New York City
Streetscapes for Wellness includes approximately 30 case studies from New York City and a handful of other communities to suggest ways of reimagining public spaces to further social and environmental justice while enhancing public health.
Since the Free Academy in Manhattan received its state charter 176 years ago this month, the City University of New York (CUNY) has been a beacon of accessible higher education and an engine of economic opportunity and upward mobility for generations of working class and low-income New Yorkers.
The Coney Island Creek Resiliency Study, which began in fall 2014, is an early step in a long-term strategy to protect the life, property, and livelihoods of Coney Island and Gravesend communities from the effects of storm surge and sea level rise.
The Urban Institute conducted an evaluation of the City Service Corps program to assess how much organizations benefit from the City Service Corps members’ service, the extent to which members gain valuable skills, and whether they continue to be civically engaged after completing the program.
Report created pursuant to Local Law 92 of 2020, the purpose of which is to discuss the state of the
Black Car and Livery industries in New York City and to develop policy recommendations to strengthen
these traditional industry sectors.